The #MeToo World Is Watching Luke Walton

I think we can agree that Luke Walton has had a bad April. He was fired from his dream job as Lakers head coach. He was then hired for another job so fast claims of white privilege took away whatever redemption he soothed himself in. Now he is being accused of sexual assault by Kelli…

Luke Walton Matters (Even In A LeBron James Universe)

Luke Walton has his share of detractors who take issue with his substitutions patterns, his seemingly indifference to LeBron James as the default coach, his teams pathetic free throw percentage, his placid expression coupled with his mediocre after timeout plays. Who has really developed under Luke Walton? Brandon Ingram hasn’t. Lonzo Ball hasn’t.   There…

Rick Carlisle Puts ESPN On Blast, Defends Luke Walton

The first thing you need to know about Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle is that he sent one of his players home during the playoffs. He wasn’t happy with the attitude of Rajon Rondo and so he basically kicked Rondo off the team. Carlisle was the coach during the infamous Malice at the Palace and…

Lakers Basketball Is The Opposite of Joy

It was almost two years ago when Luke Walton wanted us to believe that basketball was joy. He had yet to coach a game for the Lakers and appeared before the media with his loving take on the game. But that was in the golden hour, nothing had been accomplished. He had yet to be…

Reality Bites For Luke Walton

The team that was responsible for Luke Walton getting his Lakers job, the Warriors and their 24 wins in a row streak, is moving on as if Walton was never there. They are doing typical Warrior things while Luke Walton and the Lakers are doing typical Laker things. It is hard to believe that it…